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Government Of Assam Guwahati Development Department Guwahati Smart City Limited

Area Based Development

Brahmaputra Riverfront Development

The Riverfront is located on the south bank of the mighty Brahmaputra River and part of the central area of Guwahati. A 6 km long Riverfront stretches between Rajbhawan (Kharghuli Hill) to famous Kamakhaya Temple (Nilachal Hill). Feasibility Report (FR) for the Riverfront design identifies the following works:

  • Masterplan Landscape design for 6 km stretch Riverfront.
  • Development of Walkway, Cycle track , Jogging track along full Riverfront from 
  • Rajbhawan to Kamakhaya Temple
  • Landscape design for 5 segments (viz: Kamakhaya, Machchowa, Governor’s Hill, KachariGhat& Raj Bhawan) in plan and section.
  • Smart city Pavilions
  • Bank Protection measures
  • Various infrastructures works (Viewpoint, Waterstairs, Fountain, Interactive pond, Ramps, Stairs, Jetty, Ferry Terminals, Kiosk, Bridges over outflow structures, etc.)
  • Development of Stairs from Chakreshwar Temple to Kamakhaya Temple.
  • Materials landscaping, planting, lighting, generation of solar power etc.
  • Upgrading of outflow-structures of storm water and drainage system within the topographical scope riverfront.
  • Execution of the works is envisages to be carried out in different packages 
  • Corresponding seasonal conditions.
  • Duration of construction activities is estimated about 36 months.
  • Hydrological data survey & design of integrated storm & drainage system of city, 
  • River dredging, Road work, & utilities, land-acquisition & Real Estate Development is not included in Feasibility Report.
  • Block costs in this feasibility Report for the riverfront is 826 Crores (± 15%). For
  • Which Infrastructure Landscape Development cost is 160 Crore and Riverbank Protection Cost is 666 Crores.